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Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 10R – Improvement notices: independent health care services

221.This section gives HIS the power to serve an improvement notice on an independent health care service. Such a notice will specify the improvements required to bring an independent health care service up to the standards required and the timescale for meeting these standards. It also provides for the HIS to warn that if the necessary improvements are not made within the time allowed HIS intends to begin procedures under Section 10S.

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